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Emeril Lagasse

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Featured, People | Comments Off on Emeril Lagasse

How many celebrity chefs can you think of who have not one, but two catchphrases? During each show, you can count on him adding something...

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Music: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in Featured, General, Music | Comments Off on Music: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Take the blues quality of African music. Play it on instruments mostly invented in Europe. Filter it through the African-American...

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Food: Shrimp and Grits

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Food | 1 comment

This is a low country favorite, the low country consisting of Charleston, South Carolina (Great American Things, June 7, 2009) and its...

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Food: Fried Chicken

Posted by on Aug 9, 2009 in Food | 2 comments

Don’t even start with me on nutrition and the health perils of fried foods. I’m not saying you should eat fried foods every...

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Singer: Louis Armstrong

Posted by on May 11, 2009 in Music, Singer | Comments Off on Singer: Louis Armstrong

Nicknamed “Satchmo,” Louis Armstrong was a crossover artist before people knew such a thing existed. It’s probably a...

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